The Bethlehem Area School District has partnered with the LV Chapter of the American Red Cross to raise funds at the Liberty-Freedom football game on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Bethlehem Area School District Stadium.

In Allentown, the city’s Emergency Operations Center remains open to receive phone calls from residents Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Allentown’s EOC can be reached at 610-437-7669 (610-437-SNOW) or email directly at

After 3 p.m. Saturday, storm-related reports should be directed to the Communications Center non-emergency number at 610-437-7751.

Allentown’s Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste Main Yard Waste Site at Fish Hatchery Road and Oxford Drive is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. It will be open Mon., Nov. 5 and Tues., Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wed., Nov. 7 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Regular hours will resume on Sat., Nov. 10.

Allentown has reopened temporarily the former East Side Yard Waste location at N. Dauphin and American Parkway. It is open Friday and Saturday from 1 - 6 p.m. Both sites are open to City of Allentown residents only.

In Forks Twp., Northampton Co., residents can bring storm debris to a designated site; 1051 Frost Hollow Road, Forks Twp. Trees and shrubbery only; no lumber or other trash. Dump is located at the back ofthe garage. This service will be open 24 hours until further notice. Officials will check IDs.

Gov. Tom Corbett today ordered the deadline for county election offices to receive completed civilian absentee ballots to be extended until 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, on a county-by-county basis.

For Upper Saucon Twp., Lehigh Co.,residents with tree limbs from your property that need to be disposed of, we ask that you take them to the Compost Center on Liberty Road. We have extended the hours for the Compost Center to help residents with the cleanup of storm debris. The extended hours are: Friday, Nov. 2, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Mon. - Fri. Nov. 5-9,  12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Because of the damaging effects of Hurricane Sandy, PennDOT has authorized an extension of the expiration dates for Pennsylvania driver licenses, identification cards and vehicle inspections/registrations.

The expiration date for vehicle registrations and safety and emissions inspections scheduled to expire on Oct. 31, 2012, has been extended until Nov. 15, 2012. The expiration date for driver licenses and identification cards scheduled to expire between Oct. 26, 2012, and Nov. 15, 2012, has been extended until Nov. 15, 2012.

These extensions apply for customers statewide.

The Bethlehem Recycling Center remained without power Friday, but the compost facility will be open both Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residents are reminded not to throw yard waste into the street, but to bring it to the compost center.

The South Whitehall Township yard and garden recycling center will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from November 1 to November 7.

In an effort to further assist residents, township public works crews will be curbside collecting storm debris starting Mon., Nov. 5 through Fri., Nov. 9. Please do not mix trees/limbs with leaves.

Raritan Twp., Hunterdon Co., N.J., has set up a warming center at JP Case Middle School, at 301 Case Blvd. until 8 p.m. Friday. Residents can stay warm and charge electronics. No food or bedding will be provided as this is only a warming and charging site.

For questions, contact Raritan Twp. Office of Emergency Management at 908-285-0549.

A boil water advisory is in effect for customers of the Independence Municipal Utility Authority in New Jersey as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

A boil water advisory is in effect by the Lehigh County Authority for the following areas:

- Beverly Hills in Lower Milford Twp.

- Clearview Farm Estates, Moore Twp. (Northampton Co.)

- Heidelberg Heights in Heidelberg Twp.

- Mill Creek in Washington Twp.

- Mink Estates, Far View Farms, and Buss Acres, Upper Milford Twp.

Allentown’s federal courthouse is closed to the public Wednesday.